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Vida Blue #217640

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 26, 1971
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(Studio) Oakland Athletics pitcher, Vida Blue, has won 15 games with baseball season only 1/2 over.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Oakland, California) Vida Blue 21 years old. [Blue's mother Mrs. Sallie BLUE - tells of boy catching Vida's pitches quitting because he threw too hard.] Film shows Vida winning 16th game last night. [Kansas City Royals manager Bob LEMON - says if Blue keeps pitching like now, may never be beaten.] [Kansas City player Chuck HARRISON - describes Blue's pitches.] [Vida BLUE - says tries not to think about winning or losing; just do best can.] Film shows Oakland owner, Charles O. Finley, presenting Blue with Cadillac car.
REPORTER: Heywood Hale Broun (KBHK-TV film)

Mudd, Roger

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